Blackpink’s Lisa signs solo recording deal with RCA Records

Blackpink’s Lisa signs solo recording deal with RCA RecordsBlackpink’s Lisa signs solo recording deal with RCA Records
via LLOUD Official
Bryan Ke
April 11, 2024
Blackpink’s Lisa and her own label company, Lloud Co., have partnered with Sony Music Entertainment-owned RCA Records on a new solo deal.
Key points:
  • Lisa, whose real name is Lalisa Manobal, along with Lloud Co. and RCA Records announced the news in a press release on Wednesday.
  • RCA Records noted in the press release that Lisa will release new music with the company and retain ownership of all her recordings under their deal. Lloud Co., Lisa and RCA Records did not elaborate on the details of the deal.
The details:
  • “I’m super excited to be joining the RCA family and I am confident they are the best team to create a bigger movement in my solo career,” Lisa said in a statement. “Looking forward to showing the world everything we have been preparing.”
  • In a joint statement, RCA Records Chairman and CEO Peter Edge and COO John Fleckstein said they are proud to partner with the K-pop superstar and her label. They added, “Lisa is a multidimensional talent and an irrefutable global force. We are thrilled to welcome her and her team to the RCA Records family.”
  • Lisa will be joining other world-renowned artists under the record label, including Justin Timberlake, Pink, Doja Cat, the Foo Fighters and fellow K-pop artists Riize, to name a few.
Catching up:
  • While all of Blackpink‘s members renewed their group contract with YG Entertainment in December 2023, the four-member troupe consisting of Lisa, Jennie, Jisoo and Rosé did not renew their solo contracts.
  • In a special birthday question and answer video in March, Lisa teased her fans about her plans to release an album this year. She also hinted at potential collaborations with Spanish artist Rosalía and South African singer-songwriter Tyla in the video.
  • In addition to her solo singing venture, Lisa is also set to make her acting debut in “White Lotus” Season 3. She will be following in the footsteps of Jisoo and Jennie, who starred in Disney Plus’Snowdrop” and HBO’sThe Idol,” respectively.
  • Lisa released her first self-titled, two-track album in September 2021, which includes the singles “Lalisa” and “Money.” The latter track surpassed the 1-billion stream mark on Spotify in September 2023, earning her a place as the first K-pop soloist in the music streaming platform’s Billions Club.
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